College of Law > Admission & Aid > MJ Admission > International Applicants
All MJ applicants are required to have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or the foreign equivalent from a university authorized to confer such a degree by the country in which it is located.
All MJ applicants are required to have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or the foreign equivalent from a university authorized to confer such a degree by the country in which it is located. Foreign-educated applicants from institutions where English is not the primary language will need to register for the TOEFL or IELTS and provide the College of Law with their scores as part of their application for admission to the MJ program.
International applicants should submit the following application materials:
Download MJ Application
Applications should be sent to:
College of Law Office of Admission
Attention: MJ Admission
DePaul University College of Law
25 East Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60604-2287
DePaul College of Law offers conditional admission to applicants for whom English is a second language. The College of Law considers conditional admission for students who file a complete application (see requirements above), but do not meet minimum language requirements (90 on the iBT, 577 on the PBT or 6.5 on the IELTS).
Students who otherwise have a strong overall academic record, but cannot demonstrate the necessary English proficiency, may apply for conditional admission to the College of Law. To apply for conditional admission, a student must present one of the following scores:
If granted conditional admission, an applicant may enroll in DePaul's English Language Academy (ELA). To formally begin studies in the MJ program, an applicant who has been conditionally admitted must either successfully complete ELA's University Bridge Certificate or otherwise demonstrate the necessary English language proficiency (90 on the iBT, 577 on the PBT or 6.5 on the IELTS).
Prospective students seeking conditional admission are required to submit the following application materials:
Please contact the Office of Admissions at the College of Law at (312) 362-8185 or Gradlaw@depaul.edu with questions about the application process.